LINCOLN, Neb. – Show an appreciation for trails and help restore them at Indian Cave State Park on June 2 in celebration of National Trails Day. Volunteers are needed for trail restoration projects that may include wood chipping trails, pruning en'... Read More

NORFOLK - An Illinois woman is in jail after authorities say she was part of a cell-phone and fake ID scheme. 21-year old Dominique Wittmeyer was arrested Wednesday morning. Norfolk Police Captain Don Miller says police were called by staff at Mid'... Read More

COLUMBUS - A man is headed to prison for possession of meth after being caught shoplifting from a local store, says court records. Tayler Randall, 26, was sentenced to 18 months in prison for possessing the controlled substance, says records. R'... Read More

LINCOLN — Star Wars fans won’t have to hear to appreciate Han Solo’s intergalactic sarcasm. Moviegoers who are deaf or hard of hearing will be able to read dialogue subtitles on the screen this Saturday at a Lincoln theater’s sho'... Read More

The Nebraska Department of Transportation is seeking the public’s ideas for amusing safe driving advice for its “Friday Safety Messages.” The messages will be posted on electronic message boards along Nebraska’s Interstates and major highw'... Read More

HUMPHREY - The sheriff's office has identified the pair critically injured in a collision at the intersection of Highways 81 and 91 on Wednesday. Thomas Hayes, 71, and Delores Hayes, 69, both of Grand Island, were eastbound on Highway 91 when they'... Read More

MADISON - A Norfolk murder case will not be going to trial. Forty-nine year old Rodolfo Castaneda-Morjeon was ruled not competent enough to stand trial on Wednesday. He was facing first-degree murder and weapon charges. Castaneda-Morjeon was accused'... Read More

A Bellevue woman who left two dogs in a hot car for hours will spend a year in jail after being found guilty of two counts of animal cruelty resulting in death. Ashley Alberts-Roach, 38, could have been sentenced to up to two years on each count. '... Read More

A former Omaha youth pastor was sentenced Wednesday to 10 to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to a reduced charge of attempted first-degree sexual assault. Because most sentences are cut in half under state law, 35-year-old Klint Bitter wi'... Read More

LINCOLN — The Finnish photojournalist who chronicled small-town life during several visits to Table Rock, Nebraska, will be signing his recently published book on Saturday. Markus Jokela will return to Table Rock to sign copies of the'... Read More

COUNCIL BLUFFS — A Council Bluffs woman pleaded guilty in court Tuesday to a charge of neglect after police found that she and others had been living in a home full of feces, urine and trash. According to Council Bluffs police, officers responde'... Read More

An 18-year-old Lincoln woman told police that she was recently victimized by a telephone scam that swindled her out of $700. The woman told police that she received a call from a man claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service. Po'... Read More

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate on Tuesday unanimously confirmed Scott Kracl to serve as U.S. marshal for the District of Nebraska. President Donald Trump nominated Kracl based on recommendations from Nebraska U.S. Sens. Deb Fischer and Ben Sas'... Read More

Authorities say five sex offenders in three eastern Nebraska counties recently were found to be non-compliant with state laws. The U.S. Marshals Service said the Metro Fugitive Task Force led Tuesday's operation in Saunders, Butler and Seward '... Read More